Commercial Leasing/Mall Manager Job Description:
The leasing manager plays a crucial role in the property industry.The job description as a Manager and directs the daily activities of the leasing operations department in accordance with organization policies and standards. Responsible for all leasing functions, which may include reviewing and negotiating lease transactions and agreements. Oversees completion of all necessary paperwork and ensures proper customer service. Responsible for the productivity and budgetary performance of the leasing operations department. Develops and implements polices and procedures to improve efficiency and profitability of the department. Monitors trends for competition in the marketplace. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior manager or head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.
Oversee the marketing and advertising of vacancies on media/advert channels to attract potential tenants.
Scout and identify prospective tenants looking to lease a property.
Provide potential tenants with a tour of property or home highlighting the valuable features of the building in order to convince customers and influence lease.
Run background checks on potential tenants to evaluate their credit status and criminal records to determine if they are eligible occupy a building.
Maintain contact with lessees during their tenancy period to oversee their welfare and help resolve property issues.
Oversee the processing and approval of client applications and lease documents.
Elaborate the terms of lease, rental rate and period of payment to tenants.
Guide the activities and operations of a leasing team to ensure revenue goals are achieved.
Organize meetings during which leasing operations are discussed to identify solutions necessary for achieving occupancy targets.
Conduct survey of the property market to obtain information on competing lease rates and other trends that affect occupancy/rent.
Supervise campaign activities for the publicity of properties available for lease.
Oversee the designation of leasing staff to appropriate territoriesEnsure the proper documentation and storage of leasing files.
Develop and implement policies necessary for improving the profitability and efficiency of a leasing department.
Requirements – Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge – for Leasing Manager Job
Individuals thinking of getting a job as a leasing manager need to know what employers usually require.
Education and Training: To become a leasing manager, you require at least a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or real estate. Experience (about 4 years) in the field property management is also necessary for this position
Communication Skills: Leasing managers are well versed in communicating with potential tenants to identify their requirements and convince them to rent a property
Customer Service Skills: They exercise appropriate customer care attitude and decorum when conducting leasing operations
Organizational Skills: Leasing managers are skilled in effectively organizing the operations of a leasing department to maximize profit and work efficiency.
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